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Castlestrange Scribed Stone

Boyle, Ireland
353-79-62145
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This is a very very old stone with what was possibly some writing over 2000 years old. It was... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Tony B
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County Dublin, Ireland
Highly recommend a visit

It is one of three such stones in Ireland. Castlestrange Stone, this granite boulder displays the... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
Damian120
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Galway Ireland
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18 Jul 2017
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24 Apr 2015
“Highly recommend a visit”
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Boyle, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a very very old stone with what was possibly some writing over 2000 years old. It was possibly how they communicated.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 24 April 2015

It is one of three such stones in Ireland. Castlestrange Stone, this granite boulder displays the characteristic curvilinear ornamentation of Celtic flourishes called La Tène. These date from the Iron Age (c. 400 BCE – 100 CE), and were named for the site in Switzerland...More

1  Thank Damian120
Reviewed 23 September 2014

The Castlestrange stone is a bit of a mystery - the purpose behind it is unknown, which makes it that bit more interesting. Well worth a view and very interesting to see. It is great that it is sitting out in the open like it...More

1  Thank DavidHabsburg
Reviewed 9 August 2013

We had trouble finding this place, however in our quest we ended up following a Suck (sook) Valley Trail. If you are having trouble finding this place. The first poster had excellent directions, but lacked distance, so you might find yourself unsure if you have...More

3  Thank Tascha2
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Follow directions provided by earlier reviewer. When you see the ruins of Castlestrange you know you are there; park at the gate and walk up to it. There is a picnic table beside it perfect location for one. I am glad it is available for...More

2  Thank Dozens
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Finding the stone can be a bit daunting, but if you take R362 northwest from Athleague and turn right on the first L road as you leave town, cross a stone bridge, and you will see a very sharp turn to the right. Do not...More

4  Thank Niamhaine
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